International Relations and World Politics: Security, Economy, Identity
This introduction to contemporary international relations focuses on what has changed and what has remained the same since the end of the Cold War. Providing a conceptual, historical, and philosophical foundation, it identifies key perspectives (realism and pluralism) and key players in world politics, explains the concepts, tracks the trends (global interdependence and crises of authority), and examines current and future global concerns. It introduces two basic conceptual perspectives on world politics, realism and pluralism, and uses them throughout. It also surveys the basic issues and concepts associated with state security and statecraft interests: objectives, power, diplomacy, and the use of force. In addition, the book examines key international security issues: terrorism, transnational crime, and the proliferation of chemical, biological, nuclear and advanced conventional weapons.
76 pages matching United Nations in this book
Results 1-3 of 76
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
International Relations and World Politics
Appendix A The Charter of the United Nations
23 other sections not shown
achieve actors Africa agreements alliances American arms control Article Assembly authority capabilities capital century chapter civil claim collective security communities concept concern Concert of Europe conflict Convention cooperation countervalue countries cultural defense deterrence diplomacy diplomatic domestic economic effect efforts embassy empire environmental established ethnic Europe European European Union example exports feudal force foreign policy France global groups human rights identity important individuals industrial influence interdependence interests international law international organizations international peace international relations international security international system investment issues Kuwait liberal maintain means ment military missiles multinational nomic North nuclear weapons objectives particularly parties peace and security political economy population present Charter principles production realist refugees regime regional Security Council social society Soviet Union strategic ternational territory terrorism terrorist Third World threat Thucydides tion tional trade Treaty trusteeship UNHCR United Kingdom United Nations University warfighting world politics